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Hainan Airlines launches Beijing to Manchester direct air service

China-based Hainan Airlines has formally launched a direct air route between Beijing and Manchester, strengthening the airline’s intercontinental route network in Europe and offering more choices to international travellers. The new Beijing-Manchester-Beijing air route with operate every Monday, Wednesday, Friday […]

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Gatwick Airport to introduce UK’s first flight to Chongqing from June

Gatwick Airport has announced the launch of the UK's first ever direct flights to Chongqing - one of world's leading urban centres and a major manufacturing and transportation


Heathrow receives new Great China Welcome Charter, joins China tourism campaign

Heathrow Airport is joining the China tourism campaign after receiving Visit Britain's new Great China Welcome Charter in recognition of the airport's friendly welcome to Chinese visitors. The Charter


Air China returns to London Gatwick with flights to Beijing

After a short break over the winter, China's flagship carrier Air China is planning to return to London Gatwick with flights to Beijing. Starting summer, Air China will provide

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British Airways to commence Chengdu flights from London Heathrow

British Airways, the UK's national carrier, has launched new direct flights from London Heathrow to Chengdu in southwest China. The British airline said that it would provide the 777-200ER


Chinese state to fund new London airport

China is set to add another British asset to its portfolio, as London mayor, Boris Johnson, is preparing to approach China and South Korea for state funds to

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Gatwick sustains passenger figures with help of new airlines

Gatwick Airport in the UK has managed to sustain its 2012/13 passenger figures slightly ahead of last year thanks to new carriers that have opened services to the


Air China Offers New Frankfurt to Chengdu Direct Service

Air China, the China-based, state-owned airline company, is offering a new non-stop service from Chengdu, in China, to Frankfurt airport, in Germany. The new service commences from May 19,


China to encourage outbound tourism

China is rolling out initiatives to encourage outbound tourism. The ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) in Beijing has plans to launch a series of programmes in 2013 to increase tourism from

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VisitBritain to Woo Chinese Travellers

VisitBritain, the official tourism website for Great Britain, will be wooing the Chinees market, with a tourism delegation from the UK set to visit Shanghai, in China, this